Wilkinson On Fire For NZ At Cyprus Cup

March 8, 2014

PARALIMNI, Cyprus -- Tennessee soccer rising senior was on a tear for the New Zealand Women's National Team this past week, scoring two goals for the Football Ferns' first two matches of the Cyprus Women's Cup.

On Wednesday, March 5, Wilkinson netted the equalizer of a 1-1 tie against Republic of Ireland. Wilkinson got on the end of a long ball played into the box of the 87th minute.

Wilkinson gave New Zealand, the No. 16 team in the world, a 1-0 lead in the fourth minute against No. 22 Switzerland on Friday. The Swiss came storming back with two goals two minutes apart midway through the second half to take a 2-1 win.

New Zealand will next face South Korea on Monday, March 10 at 5:30 p.m. EET (11:30 a.m. ET).





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